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WWWall of shame: linux.org

Posted 02-13-2010 at 04:53 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Tags no-www, noob, www

A new category on my blog: WWWall of shame.
Dedicate to abuse of useless and stupid 'www' prefix.
Planning to update this category when I'll have something worthing of rememberance.
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I was just typing some random URLs and got to this domain in my browser: linux.org.
It's so hardcore it won't allow me to use URL without www, telling me I'm using wrong address, www should be used, '.' is an old site. It would be better if that at least redirected me to www. domain,...
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where the hell is cheese? one more reason not to use linux

Posted 02-13-2010 at 01:45 PM by gajuambi

I am trying to install cheese in RHEL5.4 from 18 days now and no luxk.
If linux is really an operating system to save time and money for business then thats a big lie.
It is not just me all around the world(just google it)nobody seems to know how to compile cheese or even install it.
Tried all versions of rpm but it always ends up with dependencies which can never be resolved, it is just an endless loop.
Finally tried to download the tarball and tried to compile it..oh...
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creating NTFS partitions in ubuntu karmic

Posted 02-12-2010 at 10:13 PM by jkzfixme

Recently I have had to give up one of my thumb drives as a keychain warrior. Being as the whole point is file portability I had to format it in the bastardization that is NTFS. So for giggles I checked out the Disk Utility program rather than go command line warrior like I usually would. I found it interesting that the ntfs option was there as it immediately kicked up an error.

Quote:
Error creating file system: helper exited with exit code 1: cannot spawn 'mkntfs -f /dev/sdc1': Failed
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This database has been brought to you by the number -17

Posted 02-12-2010 at 11:01 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 02-12-2010 at 11:55 AM by rocket357

In this blogpost, I shared two scripts: one was to dynamically configure PostgreSQL to the specs of the machine it's running on (based on three different "usage patterns": web-based backend, online transaction processing, and data warehousing/business intelligence), and the other script was a very basic startup/init script for PostgreSQL. In the init script I put a few new lines (new to me, at least), so I figured I'd explain those.

First off, the lines in question:...
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my mood

Posted 02-11-2010 at 05:34 AM by backtolinux

sometimes ago, i read an ingeneer, so loving linux system like, as i can read from him.
He complained about the fact linux is not ready for desktop.
And, reading the title, i was offusced by it, but reading more carrefully, I fall in the same conclusion : linux is not ready for desktop, like we see for PC released with windows.
First things the games. I know, there much game that we can play under our favorite OS, but see carrefully the market : all is designed for windows....
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